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USFL Select – USFL News and Discussion

USFL Select

On this page, we’ll discuss and share news on the USFL, with a focus on the new USFL which had its inaugural season in 2022. We hope we can become your go to USFL Forum for news on the spring football league.

  • Softest Move Ever: Ferris State Coach Suspended For Victory Cigars

    Ferris State head coach Tony Annese has been suspended for one game after two players lit cigars to celebrate the Bulldogs’ national championship victory. The NCAA announced the suspension on Thursday, saying that Annese had violated the organization’s sportsmanship rules. The suspension will take effect for the first game of the 2023 season. In a…

  • Who Owns the USFL?

    The USFL is a professional spring football league that was founded in 1982. The league was originally owned by the Chicago Express, Detroit Wheels, Houston Gamblers, Los Angeles Express, New Jersey Generals, Oakland Invaders, Philadelphia Stars, Tampa Bay Bandits, and Washington Generals. In 2022, the USFL was revived by Fox Sports. The new USFL has…

  • How much do USFL players make?

    The USFL pays its players a base salary of $4,500 per game, which works out to $45,000 for one season if the player stays on the squad for the entire regular season. Players also receive a $1,500 per week practice squad salary. In addition, players can earn bonuses for winning games and making the playoffs.…

USFL Select is your home for news and discussion on the new spring football league, which had its inaugural season in 2022. However, the USFL did exist before that, fielding teams for multiple seasons in the 80s. The new USFL has many teams that were in the original USFL. These teams in the new USFL are the Michigan Panthers, the Philadelphia Stars, the New Jersey Generals, the New Orleans Breakers, the Houston Gamblers, the Tampa Bay Bandits, the Pittsburgh Maulers and the Birmingham Stallions (who won the inaugural season after relaunch) In the second season of the relaunched USFL, the Tampa Bay Bandits are going to become the Memphis Showboats, another team that was in the original USFL.

The USFL (United States Football League) was a professional American football league that played three seasons from 1983 to 1985. It was established as an alternative to the NFL, with a spring-summer schedule, and attempted to compete by signing established NFL players and drafting college stars. The league had 18 teams across the United States, but struggled with financial and organizational problems, leading to its eventual collapse. Despite its brief existence, the USFL was notable for being the first professional football league to have teams in cities without NFL franchises and for launching the careers of several future NFL players.

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